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EDITORIAL: Awards for arrests is misguided

IT is interesting to see National Security Minister Wayne Munroe leap to the defence of a Royal Bahamas Police Force scheme he previously dismissed as fake news when asked about it by The Tribune.

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Policy unit to help Bahamians serve in posts held by foreigners

LABOUR and Public Service Minister Pia Glover-Rolle wants to create a policy unit to help qualified Bahamians serve in positions foreigners hold.

Advocates raise concerns after separate infant deaths

CHILD advocates are worried about the recent suspicious deaths of two infants in separate incidents.

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Programme aims to make Grand Bahama tech hub

TECH Edge, a new upskilling tech programme, was launched in Grand Bahama yesterday to help Freeport develop into a technology and innovation hub.

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Munroe has faith despite rulings

AFTER several adverse Coroner’s Court inquest findings against police this year, National Security Minister Wayne Munroe said he remains confident in the “system”.

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Officers certified to help mental care

THIRTY officers were certified yesterday to help care for mentally ill inmates.

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BPL: We’ve regained 56% of fuel cost ‘under-recovery’

Bahamas Power & Light (BPL) yesterday revealed it had regained 56 percent of its “under-recovered” fuel costs by end-August 2023 while reassuring that surging global oil prices will not derail this strategy.

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‘Structural vulnerabilities’ weigh on robust growth

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) yesterday forecast Bahamian economic growth for 2024 will fall back to historical trends at 1.8 percent as it warned that such levels, together with “structural vulnerabilities”, weigh on improved credit ratings.

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S&P: Austerity ‘likely’ to meet Gov’t debt targets

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) last night argued that the Government will likely struggle to meet its debt reduction targets “without material new revenues, significant cost-cutting or well above average economic growth”.

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Munroe defends scheme he said was fake news

NATIONAL Security Minister Wayne Munroe defended the Royal Bahamas Police Force’s new arrest incentive system yesterday, comparing it to schemes for teachers or people who work in banks.